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iBOL partner makes fruit fly discovery

Barcodes identify pest in southern Germany German researchers working with the International Barcode of Life project (iBOL) have produced the first genetic evidence that an invasive and highly destructive fruit fly is now present in the southern state of Baden-Württemberg. Researchers from the Bavarian State Collection in Munich used DNA barcoding to identify the spotted-wing […]


Major expansion planned for German node

High throughput facility at Bonn museum A high throughput DNA barcoding facility will be established in the molecular laboratory of Bonn’s Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Museum as part of a major expansion of barcoding activities by iBOL’s German node. A €5 million grant over 3.5 years from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), […]


DNA barcode confirms harmful pest has landed in Germany

iBOL collaborator identifies insect invader German researchers working with the International Barcode of Life project (iBOL) have produced the first genetic evidence that an invasive and highly destructive fruit fly is now present in the southern state of Baden-Württemberg. Researchers from the Bavarian State Collection in Munich used DNA barcoding to identify the spotted-wing Drosophila, […]


Germany

National Node National Organization German Barcode of Life (GBOL) SSC Representative Wolfgang Waegele ZFMK Bonn SSC Alternate Axel Hausmann ZSM Munich Node Goals Establishing Germany as European core nation in the support of iBOL Germany has a strong tradition of major global-scale collections and taxonomic research, especially in entomology which plays a key role in […]


Wolfgang Waegele

Germany representative Professor, Zoologisches, Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn Web: Profile Email: w.waegele.zfmk@uni-bonn.de


Markus Pfenninger

Vice-chair, WG4.1 – Environmental Barcoding Head, Molecular Ecology Laboratory Zoologisches Institut, J. W. Goethe-Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany Web:Profile Email: pfenninger@bio.uni-frankfurt.de


Axel Hausmann

Germany alternate Curator, Lepidoptera, Zoological State Collection, Munich Web: Profile Email: Axel.Hausmann@zsm.mwn.de


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